The government of Bangladesh has announced the commemoration of 2020-2021 as the Mujib Year on the occasion of the centennial birth anniversary of the founding leader of the country, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman .This year will be celebrated from March 17, 2020 to March 26, 2021. The father of the nation and the famed leader Bangabandhu was born on March 17, 1920 AD in East Bengal (now in Tungipara village of Gopalganj district of Bangladesh). Again, on March 26, 2021, Bangladesh will mark the centenary of its independence. The announcement of the year is particularly important as Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was actively involved in Bangladesh’s struggle for independence.
Relive the iconic moments that changed the course of history for our nation and witness the unfolding of momentous events as Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman makes his iconic and legendary speeches.
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on his way to the Special Tribunal set up in the Dhaka Cantonment to try the Agartala Conspiracy Case (1969).
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib seen smiling with his daughter Sheikh Hasina after the Agartala conspiracy case was withdrawn and he was released from prison. With them are his wife Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib and son Sheikh Kamal (1969).
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was conferred with the title ‘Bangabandhu’ at a mammoth rally of students and masses at Race Course Maidan (February 23, 1969).